S. l TRACK MEET IS
TO BE HELD HERE AT
State, Carolina, Wake Forest,
Duke and Davidson Rep
CUP WILL BE AWARDED
Some of Former Greensboro High
School Stars Will Feature in
G. H. S. BASEBALL SQUAD
The State Intercollegiate Track Meet
is being held here today and tomorrow
at the Memorial Stadium. The “big
five,” State, Carolina, M"ake Forest,
Duke, and Davidson are being repre
sented in the preliminaries held today.
Boys from Guilford, High Point, Elon,
and I.enoir, are also racing, making a
total of 150 to 200 contestants entering
The finals will be held tomorrow,
after which the cup will be awarded to
the winner. This cup, which will be
awarded by the Chamber of Commerce,
is 22 inches high, with an engraving of
the stadium on the front. It is the
most elaborate one which has ever been
donated in the state .
Admission will be 25 cents for high
school children and 15 for grammar
grade pupils, only one-fourth what it
would be at the college. The stadium
committee makes the special request
for school children as well as others,
to be present as it is a chance that few
The committees have asked that this
meet, which has previously been going
from college to college to come to
Greensboro on account of the new sta
dium and to give the Greensboro folks
an opportunity to see a real track meet.
Some of the former Greensboro High
School stars will feature in these races,
as well as stars who have won honor
in national track meets.
BESSEMER HI TEAM
DOWNED BY G.H.S.
A Score of 3 to 0 Was Made Dur
ing the Seven Innings
STAGED MONDAY, MAY 2
NELLIE DRY ANNOUNCES
SWIMMING MEET DATES
Girls Were Urged to Come Out For
Track and Work Hard—Prospects
Bright For Good Team
After urging the girls to come out
for swimming and begin working hard.
Miss Nellie Dry told fifteen girls, April
25, in chapel period, the probable dates
for three swimming meets; May 10
with MTnston at Winston; May 28 with
High Point at Greensboro. Virginia
Brown, the captin of the girls, read a
letter she had received from High
Point abdut the meet. Marion Curtis
was elected manager and the meeting
Greensboro High defeated Bessemer
High Monday, May 2nd, in a seven
inning game by a score of 3 to 0.
Greensboro held them to three hits,
each pitcher allowing only one hit.
Only two of Bessemer’s men were al
lowed to reach third.
In the third inning Wyrick scored,
and two other runs were made in the
Score by innings: R.
Bessemer 000 000 0—0
Greensboro 001 002 x—3
Summary : Errors—Wood, Teague,
Weatherly, Aydelette. Two-base hits—
Cox, 'Weatherly. Stolen bases—Briggs
3; McLean, Weatherly, Cox. Double
play—Briggs to McLean. Struck out;—
by Taylor 4 ; Turner 3 ; Fife 2 ; IVeath-
erly 2. Hits—off Taylor 1 in 3; Turner
1 in 3; Fife 1 in 1. Left on bases—(
Greensboro 11; Bessemer 5. Passed
ball—Teague 3. Hit by pitcher—Tur
ner (by Weatherly). Umpire—John
Clarence Phoenix was re-elected
captain of next year’s track team
Tuesday, May 3, at a meeting of
the G. H. S. track team in the
Chemistry laboratory. At the same
meeting Macon Crocker was elected
manager of the team. “We are ex
pecting great things from the team
next year,” says M, T. Lambeth,
GREENSBORO HIGH TEAM
HIGH SCORERS IN MEET
CHARLOTTE HI WINS
CIVITAN TRACK MEET
Final Score: Charlotte, 38 1-3;
Greensboro, 37; Wilmington,
14; Roanoke Rapids, 8 1-3
CLARENCE PHOENIX STAR
Glenn Goodwin First Year Man Makes
Two First Places—Phoenix
Breaks State Record
T. BROWN WINS TWO EVENTS
son. Time of game—1:30.
LEAKSVILLE WINS OVER
GREENSBORO HI TEAM
G. H. S. GIRLS DEFEAT
HIGH POINT PLAYERS
Heavy Batting and Good Runs Featured
Game Played on Field
For the second time during the cham
pionship series, the Greensboro girls
beat the High Point players with a
score of 38-8. The game, the third in
the championship series that Greens
boro has played this season, was held
on the Jones’ field at High Point, April
Heavy batting and good runs fea
tured the game.
PHOENIX AND WYRICK
TALK AT PEP MEETING
“Pete” Wyrick and Clarence Phoenix,
captains of baseball and track, respec
tively, made short talks Tuesday, April
27, at a pep meeting held behind the
main building. Both urgently called
for more support from the students.
After this, Finley Atkisson aided Ra
chel Lipscomb and Jane Harris in
leading a few yells for both teams.
A Pitchers’ Battle Between Turner For
Locals and Edwards For
Greensboro High School’s track team
won first honors in the tri-city track
and field meet, held in 'Winston-Salem,
April 23, 1927. In this meet were
Greensboro, High Point, and 'Winston-
Glenn Goodwin, a first year man, won
the 100 and 220-yard dashes. He made
the 100 yards in 10.4 seconds, only one-
fifth of a second slower than the state
record, held by Wade Ison, of Char
Captain Clarence Phoenix, living up
to the expectations, smashed the state
record in the mile race. His time was
four minutes, 44 seconds. Phoenix also
won the half-mile event.
In the field events Greensboro was
well represented by Theron Brown, who
won the discus throw and the shot-put.
Brown was high scorer of the meet,
getting third place in the javelin.
Greensboro championship aspirations
were dashed to the ground when the
strong nine touting the colors of Leaks
ville High gained a decisive 12 to 7 vic
tory over the locals in a game staged
at the Memorial Stadium April 27.
Johnny Turner, pride of the local
mound staff, essayed to do the twirl
ing for the localities with Edwards op
posing him on the hillock for the vis
itors. A pitchers’ battle seemed to be
in store for the customers and the stage
seemingly all set for a typical Greens
boro victory with the locals holding a
shade of the best of the argument and
the big end of a 4 to 2 score at the end
of the sixth frame. And then in the
lucky seventh or unlucky, as it were, be
fore the smoke could clear away or the
regulation three men could be retired,
as provided in Mr. Spaulding’s official
set of rules, the lads from down Leaks
ville way had tallied six times. They
scored four more markers in the follow
ing two frames while the locals were
crossing the plate three times.
Here’s a problem for VIr. Farthing
to solve: If Mr. Coltrane’s mustache
is red, what color will “Red” Routh’s
BOYS’ BASEBALL TEAM
Taylor Allows Visiting Team Only Four
Hits—Whiteheart Leads Purple
and Gold in Hitting
The Greensboro High School base
ball team defeated the McLeansville
high team Saturday, April 23, by the
score of 11-2.
tVyatt Taylor allowed the visitors
only four hits while his team mates
rapped out eight safeties for a total
of sixteen bases. Dick Cox, Greens
boro second sacker, and Forsythe, Mc-
Leansville, gave up eight hits but the
majority of the runs chalked up against
him were unearned.
The Greensboro tallies were made in
the third, fifth, sixth, seventh, and
eighth innings. 'Whiteheart led the
Purple and Gold in hitting, getting
three hits out of four trips to the plate.
Speaking of fads among the fairer
sex, what about those among our gen
tleman pedagogues? We mean their
newly acquired n istaches.
The red one o Mr. Coltrane seems
to be causing the most comment.
G. IT. S. surprised the whole state
in the Civitan track meet held at the
Stadium, April 30. The cinder lads
made a valiant attempt to beat Char
lotte at least once but the time had to
be put off for another season. Char
lotte nosed out the local squad in the
I last event, winning the meet by one
and one-third points. The final score
was: Charlotte, 38 1-3; Greensboro,
37; Wilmington, 14; Roanoke Rapids,
8 1-3; Salisbury, 7; Asheville, G; High
Point, 4 1-3; North MTlkesboro, 1;
Thomasville Orphanage, 1.
Only two men represented 'Wilming
ton ill the meet but they came in third.
Farmer won the 100-yard dash and
220-yard dash. He broke the state rec
ord in the 100-yard semi-finals, riiiining
it in 10 flat. He tied the record in the
finals. In the 220 he clipped 9-5 second
off the mark, lowering it to 22 1-5 sec
onds. Captain Bennett tied Reid of
Charlotte, in the high jump.
Mil stead, of Charlotte, knocked 4-5
second off the 120 low hurdles, running
them in 14 1-5.
Captain Clarence Phoenix and Cap
tain Bill Carbine, of Charlotte, ran the
prettiest race of the afternoon. I’hoenix
led for the first 100 yards when Carbine
passed him. Phoenix gained on him on
the curves and made a beantifiil sprint
the last 100 yards. Carbine had the
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May 6, 1927
Tof) row, left to right: Coach Coletrane, IVliiteheart, Turner, Cook. Gardner, Taylor, Nave, Johnson, (lix, Wyrick,
(captain), V. Jones. INIiddle row, left to right: Maun, Xicholson. I’ennimrton. Wood, Sanqison, II. Oghnrn. Paris. S. Og-
hurn. Bottom row, left to right. Morris, Wluttington, D. Jones. I’liillips, Root, Hutton, Webb, Mgr. Joe Mann.
MEET IS BEING HELD
HERE AT CONE PARK
Contestants From G. H. S., Bur
lington, High Point, Win
ston, Enter Meet
MISS HENRY TO BE JUDGE
Mr. Phillips to Act as Clerk of Course.
Other Officials to Be Elected From
Boys’ Track Team
The annual western track meet for
girls will be held this afternoon at Cone
WILMINGTON BOYS WALK
FIFTY MILES TO MEET
Park. Contestants from G. H. S., Bur
lington, Higli Point jind Winston-Salem
are expected to enter the meet. C. W.
Phillips wall act as clerk of the
course, M. T. Lambetli as starter and
Miss Jonsie Henry will be chief judge.
Other officials wall be selected from the
boys track team. Three contestants
can be entered for each event from
each high school.
G. H. S. entries are:
1. 50-yard dash: Allene Dixon, Sadie
Sharpe, Margaret McCollum.
2. 75-yard dash: Mary Emma King,
Sadie Sharpe, Duella Walker.
3. Hurdles; Duella 'Walker^ Allene
Dixon, Lenora Walker.
4. Standing broad jump: Sadie
Sharpe, Margaret McCollum, Duella
5. Discus: Lillian Tye, Ruby Lee
Anderson, Dorothy Spencer, alternate.
6. Standing 'high jump: Duella
tValker, Louise Thacker.
7. Javelin throw; Lillian Tye, Vir
ginia Shelton, Dorothy Spencer.
8. Color shuttle relay: Capt. Lillie
Stapleton, Blanche Dean, Annette Cor
bin, Trinette Dorman, Ruth Garman,
Lenora Walker, ^Margaret McCollum,
Irene Tuttle, Helen Cheek, Rosa Davis,
Sarah tVard, Mary Emma King.
GRAMMAR SCHOOLS OF
CITY HOLD TRACK MEET
Four New Records Made: 75 Yard Dash,
90 Yard Dash, Broad Jump and
CALDWELL BOYS, M’lVER GIRLS
Dudley, Manager, Farmer, and Bennet
Make Way to Greensboro—Return
as Guests of Civitans
Three 'Wilmington boys proved their
metal hist Saturday in twm ways. They
wmii several honors in the track meet
held at the YVorld War Memorial Sta
dium, after wmlking 50 miles to the
meet. These boys wmre Dudley, man
ager of the Wilmington team. Farmer,
The three found themselves with
out friends, and being anxious to see
the track meet they set out on foot.
tVilmington is a good 200 miles from
Greensboro and the boys walked 50
miles of it; they got “lifted” the re
maining 150 miles. Furthermore, they
expected to wmlk back or get a lift
from passing automobiles. But they
didn’t—they wmnt back home as the
guests of the Greensboro Civtan Club,
and they rode in Pullman cars.
Nine hnndred and sixty-eight boys
and girls from 11 grammar schools of
Greater Greensboro participated in the
fifth annual track meet, directed by
Herbert 'W. Park, April 23, at the IVorld
War Memorial Stadium. The Mclver
girls won in their division, having 15
points, while Aycock boys won with
Four new records wmre made. Claude
Kerns, of Mclver, cut three-tenths of
a second off the 75-yard dash for boys,
while Boh 'Williams brought the 90-
yard dash down a tenth of a second.
Williams also set a new record, IS feet,
8 3-4 inches for the broad jump. This
w’as less than three feet short of the
state high school record for the same
1 he total points scored by schools
were as follows:
Girls : Mclver, 15 ; Aycock, 13 ; Cald
well, 9 ; Glendale, 7 ; Muir’s Chapel, 5 ;
Training, 4 ; Pomona. 1; Boys : Aycock,
18 ; Caldwell, 15 ; Mclver, 11; Glendale,
8; Pomona, 1.
WINSTON GIRLS WIN
WITH SCORE OF 24-8
Mdth a score of 24-8, the girls’ base
ball team of Winston defeated the G.
H. S. girls on the AIcKines field, Fri
day, April 22. ’The score was about
even until the Greensboro pitcher. No
ble Hutchinson, hurt her leg and had
to be put out. After this, G. H. S.
gradually lost to MTustou.
’This was the second game that
Greensboro has played in the cham
The largest class in the history of
Greensboro College will have their com
mencement May 28-31.